There are plenty of sour and sweet cocktails, as well as spirit-forward ones. But don't sleep on the savory options. Go beyond the Bloody Mary and Dirty Martini and try one of these drinks that rival any dish.
Tomato Spritz
Tomato Spritz
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Tom Yum on a Rock cocktail in a rocks glass, garnished with a skewered red chile pepper and a lime wheel
Tom Yum on a Rock
Pho-King Champ cocktail
Pho-King Champ
On a solid blue background, a faceted Collins glass holds a pastel-green drink, topped with foam and a fresh lime wheel resting on the lip of the glass.
Horn of the Bulls
Red-orange Lion's Tail cocktail in a coupe glass
Lion’s Tail
hand holding the Benton's Old Fashioned cocktail in a rocks glass with an orange peel garnish
Benton’s Old Fashioned
Deep red Bloody Caesar cocktail with lime and celery garnishes
Bloody Caesar
Bloody Maria on a striped coaster, garnished with citrus and peppers
Bloody Maria
Michelada in a pint glass on a wooden surface
Bloody Mary cocktail on a tray with citrus and olives
Bloody Mary
Super Soup cocktail
Super Soup
Imitation of a Daydream cocktail
Imitation of a Daydream
A faceted Collins glass holds a red-orange drink garnished with a lime wedge. It sits on a red stone surface with dramatic lighting.
Aquavit Buck
Dirty Martini in a coupe glass with three olives as a garnish, and a side dish of olives in the background
Dirty Martini
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Gibson martini in an etched Nick & Nora glass on marble background, showing signature cocktail onion garnish on a metal pick
Salty Dog cocktail
Salty Dog
A Bloody Mary in a tall, narrow pint glass rests on marble. The drink is garnished with a pickle skewer and bacon slice, and the glass is rimmed with dusty red spices.
Bloody Elixir
A thin-walled rocks glass sits on a gray concrete surface. The glass holds a vivid green cocktail over ice, garnished with a lime wheel.
Green Margarita
Red Snapper cocktail in a pint glass, garnished with a lime wedge and celery stalk
Red Snapper
Reddish-purple Concord Grape Margarita on ice, served in a smoked salt-rimmed rocks glass
Concord Grape Margarita
Tallulah cocktail
A rock glass sits on a light brown countertop, dramatically lit with the background in shadow. The glass holds ice and a red-orange drink, and is garnished with a thin lime wheel.
Savory Margarita
Pils al Pastor
cardamom cocktail in a punch glass, with a thick foam head and garnished with three cardamom pods
Bloody Roman cocktail in a pint glass, topped with two oysters, a green olive, serrano pepper and red chile threads
Bloody Roman
Bloody Bulldog cocktail in a highball glass, loaded with garnishes (tomatoes on a skewer, pickles, olive, asparagus), served on a silver tray
Bloody Bulldog
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Nose to Cocktail
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A pint glass sits on a table against a brick wall, with slices of beef jerky around it. The glass is rimmed with dry rub and garnished with a strip of jerky. The drink is a pale yellow.
Rub & Rye
A rocks glass sits on a light colored wooden surface. In it is a bright orange tomato drink, a single large ice cube, and to slivers of cucumber.
Bloody Kirby
A vibrant green cocktail in a rocks glass layered with thinly sliced red peppers and lime wheels and garnished with a small piece of beef jerky
Shoe Maker
red-hued Proven Perfect cocktail in a coupe, garnished with a skewered cherry
Proven Perfect
Salty ginger ade non alcoholic cocktail
Salty Ginger-Ade
Celery Daisy cocktail
Celery Daisy
Celery Cup No. 1
Celery Cup No. 1
red-colored Bloody Bull cocktail in a collins glass with a lemon wedge garnish
Bloody Bull
A tall, curved highball glass holds a carrot-hued cocktail on the rocks. Its top is garnished with a generous sprig of carrot leaves, and the background is a hazy gray.
Dante Belpepper
A coupe glass with a gold rim holds a vivid red drink dusted with cinnamon and garnished with a yellow lemon peel. The background is gray marble.
Captain Ron
Kimchi Gibson in a coupe glass with a skewer of white kimchi and cilantro flowers on the rim
Kimchi Gibson
That’s How We Cass-e-role
Smashing Pumpkin cocktail
Smashing Pumpkin
Cucumber Snapper
Bunny Mary
Bunny Mary
Busy Bee cocktail
Busy Bee
A tall Collins glass rests on a neutral white background. The glass is filled with a pale green drink over ice cubes and a green and white paper straw. It is garnished with fennel fronds and fennel pollen.
A short Collins glass rests on a bronze stool. The glass is filled with a few large, clear ice cubes and a dark brown highball.
Rum & Ginger
Chicken Soup Hot Toddy
bright-orange Lunar Eclipse cocktail in a rocks glass, garnished with a leafy celery stick and served on a bar in front of glasses and tools
Lunar Eclipse
The focus is on a highball glass filled with ice and a drink that shifts from orange to green as it goes top to bottom. The glass is rimmed with spicy salt, and garnished with jalapeño, mint, cucumber, and lime. In the background, out of focus, is a Modelo bottle.
El Rey del Patio
A glass mug with a handle and stem sits on a wooden surface. It’s filled with an opaque golden drink and garnished with a star anise.
Sweet & Sour Chicken Toddy
Apprentice cocktail
An elegant coupe holds a dark brown cocktail. It’s garnished with a single baby back rib bone, and stands on a surface of concentric rings.
Bone & Bacon
A dramatically lit coupe is set against a blue backdrop. The drink within is vividly green with a white foam head, and is garnished with a red-veined sorrel leaf.
Early Start
Duck Hunt cocktail in a rocks glass, garnished with a rosemary sprig, juniper berries and caraway seeds
Duck Hunt
hand pours a dark beer into the orange-colored Shannon’s Sangrita/Michelada, served in a beer mug with skewered lime garnish beside a cloth napkin
Shannon’s Sangrita/Michelada